Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve release latest coalition airstrikes targeting IS in Iraq and Syria.
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One of six coalition strikes destroyed one of three ISIL buildings near Ramadi, Iraq, on Dec. 5, 2015. Other strikes near Ramadi destroyed an ISIL sniper position, an ISIL vehicle borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) facility, four ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL heavy machine gun, 2 ISIL buildings, four ISIL command and control nodes, three ISIL staging areas, two ISIL weapons caches, damaged an ISIL fighting position, and denied ISIL access to terrain.
One of five coalition strikes struck an ISIL controlled oil wellhead near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria on Dec. 5, 2015. Other strikes near Dayr Az Zawr struck 4 other Isil controlled oil wellheads.
One of two coalition strikes destroyed an ISIL vehicle borne improvised explosive devices (VBIED) factory near Qayyarah, Iraq, on Dec. 7, 2015. On the same date near Qayyarah, one strike destroyed an ISIL logistics facility.
One of six strikes destroyed 2 ISIL boats used to transfer fighters and weapons across the Euphrates river near Ramadi on Dec. 9, 2015.
Other strikes near Ramadi on that day struck two separate ISIL tactical units and five ISIL fighting positions, destroyed five ISIL fighting positions, three ISIL weapons caches, and four ISIL command and control nodes.
One of two coalition strikes destroyed an ISIL vehicle borne improvised explosive devices (VBIED) factory near Qayyarah, Iraq, on Dec. 7, 2015. On the same date near Qayyarah, one strike struck an ISIL tactical unit.
One of three coalition strikes destroyed one of two Daesh staging areas near Ramadi, Iraq, on Dec. 13, 2015. On that day near Ramadi, coalition strikes struck three Daesh staging areas and destroyed an Daesh bed down location, one Daesh staging areas, an Daesh command and control node, and denied Daesh access to terrain.
One of three coalition strikes struck a Daesh head quarters near Al Qaim, Iraq, on Dec. 15, 2015. On that day near Al Qaim, other strikes struck an ISIL IED facility, and an ISIL VBIED facility.
Coalition strikes destroy Daesh tactical units, firing positions and vehicles near Mosul, Iraq, Dec. 16-17, 2015. These strikes support the Peshmerga as they defeated Daesh attacks.
Coalition strike destroys Daesh fighting position near Mosul, Iraq, Dec. 20, 2015. These strikes are designed to degrade Daesh terrorist activity.
A coalition airstrike destroys a Daesh crude oil collection point near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria to degrade illegal Daesh financial revenue.
Coalition airstrikes on Daesh staging area and cave complex near Al Baghdadi, Iraq, to degrade Daesh combat operations.
Coalition airstrikes on Daesh bridges and culverts along supply routes near Tal Afar, Iraq, to further disrupt and degrade Daesh ability to move equipment and fighters from Syria into Iraq.
Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) raise the Iraqi National Flag atop a liberated government building in Ramadi, Iraq. Iraqi military leaders announced ISF seized the Government Center in Ramadi from Daesh (the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State).
Coalition airstrikes on Daesh main oil pump station, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria to degrade Daesh illegal oil revenue. This strike was conducted in support of Operation Tidal Wave II, an operation designed to inflict significant damage on ISIL’s ability to gain revenue for their terrorist operations. Operation Tidal Wave II is named after the Allied campaign against Nazi oil fields in World War II.
Coalition airstrikes on Daesh assembly area near Mosul, Iraq to degrade Daesh combat operations. The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the Daesh terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, and the wider international community. The destruction of Daesh targets in Syria and Iraq further limits the group’s ability to project terror and conduct operations.
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